We Need New Names - Wedding Summary & Analysis

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Summary

Aunt Fostalina, TK, Uncle Kojo and Darling are on their way to a wedding when they hit a deer with their car. They arrive at the wedding late, so they miss the ceremony but attend the reception. It is the wedding of a man that Aunt Fostalina dated, but Uncle Kojo doesn’t know it. While the groom is African, the bride is white.

In the bathroom, Darling meets a white woman who asks Darling to say something in her native language. The woman starts carrying on about all of the terrible things that are going on in the Congo. Darling pretends to know what the woman is talking about, but she doesn’t.

Analysis

The wedding couple represents the diversity of cultures. The groom is African so he brings a completely different heritage to the wedding and the relationship than that of the...

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